Published by Hodder and St Martin’s Press, 1983
Tessa, the daughter of a mad Anglican clergyman, has a nose for mystery. Her refusal to accept a natural-causes verdict on a friend's death leads her into the pit of horror in London's underworld at the time of the Ripper murders.
- A thoughtful, well-done mystery but be warned: the weekend party at a country house near Stonehenge is not like any you’ve seen on Masterpiece Theater! Bestsellers
- The ritual and sex scenes may be too much for some but they fit well with the overall sensuality and earthiness. It's a winner UPI syndicated reviews summer choice
- A spellbinder Publishers Weekly
- A strange novel with limited appeal ... cluttered and confusing. While it may appeal to some readers, they will probably prove few in number Pittsburgh Press
- He is every bit as bad as Dickens Martin Seymour-Smith